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Roanoke Island Festival Park Supports Scouts!

Cup Scout Pack 116Roanoke Island Festival Park is proud to be a community partner of the Boy Scouts of America Tidewater Council and the Girl Scouts of the USA Council of the Colonial Coast. We offer hands-on activities and programs suitable for scouts and their parents including a new overnight program that fully immerses participants into the 16th century as newly arrived colonists on Roanoke Island.

Boy Scouts of America

Boy Scouts of America
Roanoke Island Festival Park offers a Cub Scout Activity Guide that allows Cub Scouts to complete the following Cub Scout Achievements:

Blacksmith - Settlement Site
Tiger Cub Scout
  • Go See It (1G)
  • Where I Live
  • Transportation
Wolf Cub Scout
  • American Indian Lore
  • Machine Power
  • Tie It Right
Bear Cub Scout
  • American Indian Life
  • What Makes America Special (3D)
  • The Past is Exciting and Important (8E)
  • Tying It All Up

Cub Scout Activity Guide - PDF

Currently, Roanoke Island Festival Park offers activities for Cub and Boy Scouts that help them  earn badges. 

Girl Scouts of the USA

Girl Scouts of the USA The Explore Roanoke Island Festival Park Patch Program is available to all registered Girl Scouts from Daisies to Ambassadors. Girl Scouts and their leaders may self- guide Roanoke Island Festival Park and complete the Take Action component on their own.


Girl Scout Levels and their respective requirements for the Explore RIFP Patch:

  • 1 activity from each Leadership Key
  • 1 activity from each Leadership Key plus 1 more from any key
  • 1 activity from each Leadership Key plus 2 more from any key
  • 1 activity from each Leadership Key plus 3 more from any key
  • 1 activity from each Leadership Key plus 4 more from any key
  • 1 activity from each Leadership Key plus 5 more from any key
Patch Program details and Patch order form - PDF


Scouts and parents wishing to self-guide will need to pay admission to the park. Group rates apply for groups that book in advance with ten or more participants.

2012 - Year of the Girl

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts of the USA, Roanoke Island Festival Park was home site to the Manteo Amazing Race on Saturday March 24th, 2012. During the race, Girl Scouts were able to earn their Explore Roanoke Island Festival Park patch!

Amazing Race - March 2012

NEW! Overnight Program

Overnight CampfireThe Roanoke Island Festival Park Overnight Program offers groups a unique opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the sailors, soldiers, and craftsmen who colonized Roanoke Island and the Outer Banks for England in 1585. Program participants will learn information about colonization, but will also get hands-on experience in blacksmithing, wood working, and weaving.

>> Go to our Overnight Program page for more details...

To book an evening of adventure, or for additional information, please contact Anna Davis, Manager of Education and Interpretation, at 252.475.1500 ext. 229 or  anna.davis@ncdcr.gov.

Cub Scout Pack 116 of Kill Devil Hills
Cub Scout Pack 116 of Kill Devil Hills help a mercenary soldier protect the 1585 colony.

For information about renting one of our venues for your next event call (252) 475-1500 or email FestivalParkInformation@ncdcr.gov.





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